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The stages of endometriosis

We know what endometriosis is, and that it’s presentation can vary from person to person. The question is: how do doctors actually classify endometriosis and identify its severity? Well, endometriosis is usually classified into one of four stages, based on the location, number, size and depth of the endometrial lesions....

May 5, 2021

What is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a long-term condition caused by the presence of tissue that is similar to the lining of the womb (endometrium), growing in places outside the womb. These tissues react to the naturally circulating female hormones, just like the womb lining, leading to inflammation of the surrounding tissue and subsequent pain.  Endometriosis tissues are usually found in the pelvis and around the womb, commonly involving the ovaries and fallopian tubes.  In some cases, organs local to t...

May 4, 2021

Lauren's Story

By Lauren Gallagher...

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